Travelling to Goa in the month of October is surely going to be a thrilling experience. In fact if the tourist reviews are to be believed, October month is considered to be one of the best month to visit Goa. This is especially because the long Indian summer and the rainy season both bid an adieu to Goa and welcome some cool climate. For this reason an October visit Goa makes up for a fantastic vacation. Besides, this if you are from India and want to have some respite from the scorching October heat this is probably the best destination where you need to be at.
Top things to do in Goa
Another great advantage why you need to be at Goa during the month of October because the peak tourist or winter season is still quite far away and hence Goa while not completely be isolated although will have comparatively lesser number of tourists. Also the average temperature in the state of Goa is also quite pleasant in the month of October and hence it is a must visit.
The best part about the visit in Goa in the month of October is that all your favorite beach shacks finally start reopening during the month of October. There is also little rain during this time and you can also get to enjoy some amazing flea market experiences during this month. Not only this if you are an adventure junkie, you would be very happy to know that all the water sports activities start resuming in the month of October and so You can indulge in your favorite watersport any time.
If you also wish to enjoy the real Goa, let us tell you that the October month is probably the best time to do so. This is so because the place is it generally less crowded and so you can get to explore some of the interiors of Goa without much difficulty and bustle.
We have listed down some of the other interesting things that you can do when in Goa during the month of October.
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Enjoy a perfect day at the beach
Your vacation in the month of October in Goa needs to start with beaches. Let us tell you while it is also very convenient to visit some of the beaches the North Goa during the month of October, the best way to have a rejuvenating experience is to visit South Goa and its beaches. In case you are planning your stay in the southern region of Goa the best beaches to visit are Utorda beach & Arossim beach. If you Plan your stay in the lather need region of Goa some of the beach is you need to visit are Baga, Anjuna and Calangute beach. The best part about October is that you can indulge in various water sports activities on the beaches such as Jet skiing and parasailing. Some of the beaches also have water sports activities such as scuba diving and banana boat available. If you really want to make the best of your experience when travelling to Goa in the month of October you can also book a nice cozy cottage on the beaches of Goa.
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Explore the Goan architecture
If you are a history buff, let us tell you that you need to visit Panjim in Goa. This is the place where all the history comes back alive. Also exploring on the go and architecture is probably the best thing to do in October because there is hardly any rain and at the same time the temperature isn’t too high. Popularly known as old Goa the place is famous for its churches, museums, art galleries, government buildings and some old bakeries where you can enjoy a nice meal. Also another reason to visit Panjim or old Goa is because it is considered as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Explore the wild side of Goa
You would be quite surprised to know but let us tell you that Goa’s wildlife is far more exciting than its night life. When you ought to visit the Bhagwan Mahavir wildlife Sanctuary & also them Mollem National Park that comprises of animals such as the Barking deer and even Panthers. Besides this the sanctuary also comprises of more than 200 species of birds. A visit to this place is truly a delight and will surely give you a pleasant experience. The best part about this century is that it is located at the Western Ghats foothills and hence is a very peaceful place to be at. The best time to visit here is from morning 8 to 5: 30 in the evening.
Explore some of the best restaurants in Goa
When you visit Goa in the month of October you will never be disappointed as all the restaurants start reopening post the monsoon season.
Below listed are some of our top picks to enjoy a scrumptious meal in the month of October
This restaurant located in Panjim will never disappoint you when it comes to their food. Popular for its Portuguese and go in style cuisine you will surely have a finger licking experience upon your visit here. Besides this the restaurant also offers a wide range of vegetarian dishes on their menu. This place is definitely a must visit if you truly want to explore the Goan cuisine at its best.
Situated in Majorda, in the southern region of Goa you will find One of Goa’s most famous restaurant known as the Martin’s corner. This place is probably already known to you if you are a seafood lover. Some of the dishes that you ought to try here are the king crabs, prawns vindaloo and garlic chicken. This restaurant is always flogged by celebrities and tourists. Besides this the restaurant was quite affordable and a meal for two will cost you around Rs.700.
We hope we helped you sort your upcoming Goa visit in a better way!
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